Upcoming MeetingS

    Oct 16

    October Luncheon

    More information coming soon!


    Feb 10

    2018 Farmland Forum

    The Chicago Farmers Farmland Forum will take place at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences on Saturday, February 10, 2018.



    Thank you to all who attended the luncheon on Monday, September 11th, at the Illini Center. Dr. Gary Schnitkey, Professor and Farm Management Specialist in the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Economics at the University of Illinois, kicked off our new program year with his thoughts on the grain farm outlook and cash rents for 2018. Please save the date for our next luncheon on October 16th. To learn more and register, click here.


    • Discounted registration fees
    • Subscription to "The Chicago Farmer Magazine"
    • Networking opportunities with the agri-business community
    • Scholarship contribution to students in Agricultural Colleges



    Dr. Gary Schnitkey, Professor of Agricultural and Consumer Economics at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, makes a point during his presentation on leasing trends at the September 11th luncheon.


    Chicago Farmers President Barbara Clark and Director Andy Holstine, far right, presented Past President Eric Rund with the 2017 Plowman’s Award for his many contributions to the Chicago Farmers during the September 11th luncheon.